NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Natural Resources

TIME & DATE:  2:00PM or upon adjournment
             Wednesday, April 7, 1999

PLACE: E1.010, Capitol Extension

CHAIR: Rep. David Counts

To consider the following:

HB 1378            Naishtat
Relating to a study and report on the development of an information
system relating to the use of certain pesticides that may affect
sources of drinking water.

HB 2045            Brimer
Relating to financing capital improvements and facility expansions
through the assessment of impact fees.

HB 2447            Counts
Relating to the authority of the Colorado River Municipal Water
District to generate, purchase, and sell water power and electric
energy and to acquire and dispose of facilities for those purposes.

HB 2561            Gray / et al.
Relating to the implementation and financing of approved management
plans for designated estuaries of national significance in the

HB 2965            Hilbert
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties,
operation, and financing of the North Harris County Regional Water
Authority; granting the power of eminent domain and the authority
to issue bonds and to impose taxes; providing a civil penalty.

HB 3374            Talton
Relating to the appointment of peace officers by a water district.

HB 3401            Hardcastle
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties,
operation, and financing of the Wilbarger County Stormwater Control
District; granting the authority to issue bonds and impose taxes;
granting the power of eminent domain.

HB 3410            Lewis, Ron
Relating to the general powers and authority of water districts.

HB 3481            King, Tracy
Relating to the governance and the validation of acts and
proceedings of the Bexar-Medina-Atascosa Counties Water Control and
Improvement District No. 1.

HB 3568            Uher
Relating to the establishment of the Office of District Treasurer
of Brazos River Harbor Navigation District.

HB 3620            Lewis, Ron
Relating to the sale and exchange of lands by certain navigation

HB 3738            Eiland
Related to counties authorized to create Coastal County
Conservation Districts.

HB 3763            Gallego
Relating to the regulation of certain water wells by the Jeff Davis
County Underground Water Conservation District.

HB 3764            Gallego
Relating to the rulemaking power of districts over wells in certain

HB 3793            Averitt
Relating to the powers, duties and financing of the Brazos River Authority,
the authority of persons and public agencies to contract with the authority
with reference thereto by amending Chapter 13, Acts of the 41st
Legislature, 2nd Called Session, 1929, as amended, by adding Section 11 and
changing the conditions upon which Authority may sell property by amending
Section 12, Chapter 368, Acts of the 44th Legislature, 1st Called Session,
1935, as amended.

HB 3802            Hilbert
Relating to the approval of certain long-term contracts of certain